Category Archives: Music

Tina S and Yngwie Malmsteen “Arpeggios from Hell” Merged Performances! (Hint…Go Tina!)

Many of you know I’ve taken an interest in a young guitarist (age 15) from France called Tina S. I’ve helped spread the word about her since the time she was much less known.  (Her popularity is really beginning to … Continue reading

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Delia Derbyshire – “Falling”, from The Dreams (1964)

This is a counterpoint to yesterday’s Zsuzsa Mathe “Who Cares?” post. (Or is it?)

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Art and Music (blog notes)

Painting: Still Life with Musical Instruments, Bartolomeo Bettera, Italian, c. 1680  (At mfahouston.blogspot.com I originally thought this blog would consist of about half art and half music posts with occasional commentary from me.  The art has pretty much taken over … Continue reading

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Renaud Louis-Servais Guitar Lessons in English (Teacher of Tina S)

Renaud Louis-Servais, as I have previously pointed out (examples here and here), is an exciting, dynamite guitarist and a wonderful fusion musician.  He is known by many as the (obviously great) teacher of Tina S from her success on YouTube, … Continue reading

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“Vivaldi Tribute” (Patrick Rondat) Tina S cover

This is an earlier Tina S video (uploaded last July 29…earlier than “The Best of Times”  from December.  My comments on Best of Times here. ) I’m a devotee of classical music (and Vivaldi!), but in no way am I … Continue reading

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Arcangelo Corelli. Сoncerti grossi, Op.6 No.4, in D major.

I must admit here is another composer whose name I like. “Arcangelo Corelli” … I just like saying it. Also, he was a fine baroque composer! (Oh…It’s his birthday today.)

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Ruby Tuesday — Sung by Melanie (Safka)

She just can’t be chained To a life where nothing’s gained And nothing’s lost… At such a cost I have always liked “Ruby Tuesday”. In fact, in my opinion, it shows Keith Richards’ songwriting skill more clearly than many of … Continue reading

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